See The Hague through the eyes of a 'Hagenaar'!

Do you want to know what it's like to live and work in The Hague? The stories from ‘Hagenaren’ will show you how much they like it!

The top 5 reasons to choose The Hague

  1. Eleven kilometers of shore line

    The Hague is the only large Dutch coastal city. You can cycle through the dunes, have a drink with friends on the promenade, or just relax on the beach. If you live in The Hague, you can enjoy the eleven kilometre coastline every day!

  2. Paradise for surfers

    The Hague is the absolute surfing Mecca of the Netherlands. Conditions are perfect here for kiteboarders, windsurfers and wave surfers. For this reason, there’s a great surf scene here. For many there is no better hobby, and with the North Sea in your backyard, The Hague is the place to be!

  3. Compact and relaxed

    The Hague has more than half a million inhabitants and is definitely a large city in Dutch terms. That means you can find everything you need here, from any kind of amenity to a bustling cultural scene. At the same time, the city is compact and manageable. The atmosphere is relaxed and unhurried.

  4. Career opportunities

    Career opportunities in The Hague are exceptionally diverse. Many of the career opportunities are in sectors that can only be found in The Hague. A recurring theme is the capacity to make a contribution to finding solutions for social issues at local, national and even global levels. Your career in The Hague can therefore often be very meaningful!

  5. Good living environment

    The Hague has a large number of attractive neighbourhoods, each with its own character and atmosphere. This means there’s always a place to live that will suit you. Where would you like to live: in the city centre, somewhere a little away from the hustle and bustle, or right by the dunes and the beach? Property prices in The Hague are relatively low compared to other large cities. The Hague is also affordable and pleasant for young families. Independent research shows that this particular group in The Hague wants to and is able to keep living in the city, much more so than in other large Dutch cities.

Fleur: "What’s nice about The Hague is the fact that you have this pretty old city centre and also the beach with all the beautiful nature."